Places in Abuja

ZUMA ROCK

Opening hours: Outdoor venue

Address: Along main road from Abuja to Kaduna

This massive 725 metres high rock is a perfect Sunday trip out of Abuja. Hire a car and driver and drive through the exciting nature and view the rock from a far distance. As you get closer to the rock you will notice that it has a face. The local community around the rock says that it watches the villages around the rock and it is very picky.

 

GURARA FALLS

Opening hours: Outdoor venue

Address: Niger State along the Suleja-Minna road

Gurara Falls is on the Gurara River located in Niger State. Gurara Falls is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in central Nigeria. This is an idle place for sightseeing, picnics and swimming. You will enjoy the scenery and it is worth a visit each time you are in Abuja because the Falls change their shape every season of the year. On the way to the Falls make sure to stop at Zuma rock, which is on the same route.

 

National Children’s Park and Zoo

Opening hours: Daily from 9 am to 6 pm

Address:  Asokoro District behind the Presidential Villa

The zoo is highly recommended for a family outing and is located off Murtala Mohammed express way, Maitama

 

JABI GARDEN AND LAKE

Opening hours: Outdoor venue

Address:  Across the lake from Jabi Lake Mall

Jabi Lake is less than a kilometer from Nordic Hotel and is a nice place to go for a picnic and a walk. This Lake is found at the Alex Ekuwueme Way, Jabi, located on the west of Abuja.

 

MILLENNIUM PARK

Opening hours: Daily, 7am- 8pm

Address: Shehu Shagari Way, Central Business District

If you need to rejuvenate after a long work week, Millennium Park is a wonderful place to go for a walk. Well-kept with green grass, water fountains and beautiful flowers.

 

GAMES CITY

Opening hours:

Address: Eltengi plaza, 1st Avenue, Along Agete Hotel road, Gwarimpa   

Games City Abuja is an entertainment Plaza with several different attractions and fun things to do. It enables you to simply visit one place while having all kinds of fun.

 

IBB GOLF COURSE

Opening hours: Daily, 6am-9pm

Address: 41 Udi Hill Street, off Aso Drive, Maitama

For golf lovers and for those who want to become one. Some say that it is the most beautiful golf course in West Africa. The driving range is newly build and the view is fantastic from here as Aso Rock is in the back of the course.